Recipes

Oven-Baked Apple Chips

Oven-Baked Apple Chips

These ingredients make 4 servings.

1 teaspoon cinnamon.

2 apples.

Steps:

  1. Heat your oven to 225 degrees.
  2. Put two baking sheets and parchment paper and set aside.
  3. Wash your apples thoroughly and dry them
  4. Use a mandolin or a sharp knife and cut apples as thin as possible.
  5. Put the slices on the baking sheet and sprinkle the slices with cinnamon.
  6. Bake the apples for 1 hour
  7. Take them from the oven, flip the slices on the other side, sprinkle with cinnamon powder.
  8. Bake them for 35 to 45 minutes until the slices appear to be yellow gold and crunchy.

This meal is the best-served day-of, but it can be saved in a tight container for two up to four days.

Nutritional Values:

Per serving

20 calories

0 saturated fat

0 fat

29 grams carbohydrate

6 grams of fiber

0 sodium

20 grams of sugar (0 added sugar)

<1 gram protein.

This meal of baked apple slices has zero sugar, about a protein content of one egg and very low in sodium.

It can be eaten as a little sweet treat or a dessert. It can also be mixed with oatmeal or eaten chilled on a green salad.

Protein baked apples.

These ingredients make 4 servings.

4 red apples.

4 walnuts in halves.

4 teaspoon coconut oil, melted.

1 teaspoon cinnamon.

1 cup low-fat Greek yogurt, plain.

2 teaspoons plant-based no-calorie sweetener.

Steps:

  1. Heat the oven to 350 degrees.
  2. Remove the apple core using an apple corer, put the cord apples in a dry pan.
  3. In another bowl small bowl mix cinnamon, walnuts, and coconut oil.
  4. Fill each cored apple with the walnut cinnamon mix.
  5. Pour the baking dish with water to cover quarter-inch of apples.
  6. Cook it for one hour until it becomes soft.
  7. To prepare yogurt sauce, mix yogurt vanilla and swerve sweetener.
  8. After an hour, remove the apples from the oven and put them on a plate.
  9. Top each blade with a quarter cup of Greek yogurt sauce.
  10. Sprinkle cinnamon powder on top over the plate for serving.

Nutritional values per serving:

220 calories.

6g fibers.

7 grams of protein.

5 grams of saturated fat.

24 grams of sugar.

8 grams of fat.

Adjustment:

To make Protein Baked Apples, use the apple corer to remove the core without cutting to the fruits’ bottom.

This recipe is adapted from BuonaPappa.com, to be more healthy to reduce the sugar using half sweetener and half brown sugar. Switch it to 100%  whole grain pie crust.

Apple roses are also easy to make. You can learn them by checking out Lauren’s video step by step above.

Mini Apple rose pies.

These ingredients make 7 servings.

9-inch whole-wheat pie crust for example Wholly Wholesome frozen pie crust.

2 red apples, medium-sized.

3 tablespoons vegan buttery spread (such as Earth Balance).

2 tablespoons brown sugar.

2 tablespoons Swerve Sweetener.

3 tablespoons lemon juice.

1/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon.

1/8 cup apricot preserves.

Steps:

  1. Preheat the oven according to the crust instructions.
  2. Use a cookie cutter of medium-size to cut the crust into muffin tin previously sprayed with cooking spray.
  3. Cut apples in half and don’t peel them.
  4. Remove the core using an apple corer and got them into thin slices using a mandoline.
  5. Mix the apples, lemon juice, cinnamon, brown sugar, and vegan butter in a large bowl.
  6. Microwave the mix for 1-minute until the Apple slices are pliable.
  7. To make the rose shape, put apple slices next to each other, then overlap them by half of their width and maintain the skin side to the top of the row.
  8. Roll tightly the line of apple slices, when done the skin side of slices should look like the top of a rose flower.

Bake the boy for 30-minutes until the crust is cooked enough. Use the heated apricot preserves and brush them over the top of each tart.

Nutritional facts per serving:

220 calories.

25 grams of carbohydrates.

170 mg of sodium.

14 grams of fat.

3 grams of fiber.

2 grams of protein.

13 grams of sugar.